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Adjunct Experiential Education Facilitator (per diem)

The Adjunct Experiential Education Facilitator is responsible for the safe and effective implementation of Princeton-Blairstown Center’s (PBC) adventure-based experiential and environmental education curriculum at the Blairstown CampusThe Adjunct Experiential Education Facilitator utilizes a youth development model that actively engages participants and supports them in achieving individual and group goals and helps students increase their social emotional learning (SEL) and problem solving skills. 


  • Develop, facilitate, and debrief adventure based/experiential education curriculum including adventure course, low and high ropes course, rock climbing, hiking, canoeing/kayaking and swimming, and restoration programming designed to help students develop social-emotional skills that include learning to communicate cooperatively, problem solve, and work together to achieve common goals. 

  • Facilitate occasional unchaperoned groups and provide overnight supervision. 

  • Design a sequence using PBC curriculum, create lesson plans, and develop new program activities appropriate to the participant population.  

  • Remain current on the developmental needs of youth. 

  • Ensure the safety of all participants at all times. 

  • Maintain a friendly, cooperative and professional relationship with fellow staff, chaperones, and partner organization stakeholders. 

  • Correctly teach outdoor adventure, environmental education and expedition specific skills to participants as per PBC expectations and protocols. 

  • Lead off site day trips, river expeditions, and rock-climbing. 

  • Assist with program logistics and administrative duties. 

  • Assist with housekeeping and facility upkeep as needed. 

  • Participate in mandatory pre-season training and other job-related training and staff meetings. 

  • Mandatory co-facilitation and shadow annually with member of Blairstown Leadership Team. 

  • Active involvement with supervisor to include observations, feedback, and regular supervision meetings. 

  • Work collaboratively with internal and external individuals to ensure the successful functioning of the Blairstown Site and PBC programs. 

  • Demonstrate a professional demeanor which is reflective of the values and standards of the Princeton-Blairstown Center in all formal and informal contacts with the organization’s constituencies. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned. 



  • Bachelors Degree preferred, however experience in the field can be substituted. 

  • Documented experience working with young adults, individually and in groups. 

  • Documented training and experience leading and or facilitating low and high ropes courses, canoeing, backpacking, and rock climbing. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Outstanding customer service skills, group facilitation skills and logistical planning experience are a must. 

  • First Aid, CPR and ARC Lifeguard Certification preferred 

  • Experience living or working with people from diverse cultures or backgrounds preferred. 

  • Able to work well with a team of others and a co-leader on a one-to-one basis. 

  • Able to work long hours, including evening and late night programs, in high stress conditions. 

  • Able to live and work in both outdoor places and urban spaces. 

  • Able to lift and carry up to 40 plus pounds for extended periods at a time while backpacking. 

  • Able to work in high places such as ropes courses and in trees. 

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders in a multi-cultural environment. 

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, professionalism, a commitment to lead by example, and dedication to the mission of Princeton-Blairstown Center. 


Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications ($100-150 per day).. Housing and board is provided at the Blairstown, New Jersey Campus during overnight programs and at the discretion of the Blairstown Leadership Team.